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Above the ceiling

Discussion in 'Commercial' started by Texas-Tech, Oct 28, 2017.

  1. HMD

    HMD does it matter?

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    yep
     
  2. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    Have an air handler that sits on a mezzannine above a women's restroom

    Have to put your 8' ladder up in the hallway to get at it

    When you're working on it you can hear the farting noises when someone's in the bathroom taking a dump
     
  3. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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    :mrbill:
     
  4. Zman

    Zman Hanging by a Thread

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    Had one let go in the Dead of Winter,above a Finished Ceiling. So the install crew left it in place and installed the New one about 6 feet away, above where the drop ceiling was,and extended all the piping and wiring. Now I know where to get replacement parts for the rest of the units in the Building,when needed!
     
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  5. Daryl_Dixon

    Daryl_Dixon New Member

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    Women don't poop. ;)
     
  6. Texas-Tech

    Texas-Tech Official Geezer*

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    The hell they don't
     
  7. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    :bs:
     
  8. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    Out for a rip
     
  9. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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  10. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    Well, Lurk does have a morning routine :dunno:

    :D
     
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  11. newtech

    newtech 636

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    Yes , above ceiling WSHP's are a pain in the ass to work on. We have a 9 story building full of them plus a University that we take care of.

    Get yourself a 15-25ft hose for charging and evac.

    If repairs need to be done with a torch and your hoses aren't long enough, hang them from any place that you can in the ceiling.

    If you can't fix it in place, then drop the unit and sell them a new one.


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  12. mike1020

    mike1020 entitled millennial

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    If a compressor dies it's time for a new unit
     
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  13. Sdeery

    Sdeery Machinist in training

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    A constructive total loss is an insurance term where the cost of a repair for an item (e.g., house, boat or car) is more than the current value of that item.

    sdeery
     
  14. pecmsg

    pecmsg Junior my ASS

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    True......

    They blow up at 40!
     
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  15. HMD

    HMD does it matter?

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    they're all bat shit crazy
     
  16. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    weask our clients who have these to buy an extra unit of each size. if they fail they get pulled out and replaced in four or five hours, then can be serviced at leisure in their shop onsite. it works out well. you cannot do compressor changes on many of them in place.
     
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  17. Texas-Tech

    Texas-Tech Official Geezer*

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    I use my rope through the top of the stepladder and hang the torch under the ladder.
     
  18. Daryl_Dixon

    Daryl_Dixon New Member

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    This
     
  19. Rather B Riding

    Rather B Riding Behind bars

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    I'm doing PM work on WSHP s at the municipal building. I'm trying to get the ones done back through the judge's chambers area. There's one in a deliberation room where I saw the judge head in to meet with some couple. There's only a couple units up there so I asked the judge's secretary how long he was going to be in there. She went in to ask and came back saying the judge was going to move the meeting to his office. Cool I checked the one in the deliberation room, the one in the hall and then the one right outside his office. It was running when I checked it but soon as I put the door on it went off. Was that normal I thought. I went down to the BAS and pulled up the unit ??? Is a bad thing no comm. only I could still read the room sensor. 76° oh shit I killed the unit to judge's office. Ran back up and looked at the unit again. No 24 volts . I can't tell you how happy I was that the transformer was fused and I had one in my bag. I was sweating bullets. Didn't even look to see how I shorted it out. I put the fuse in made sure it was running when I put the tile back in and got the hell out of Dodge. WSHPs are a pain in my ass.
     
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  20. HMD

    HMD does it matter?

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    and they were lucky you just happened to be on site, and was able to immediately service the unit thru your vast training and skillset acquired thru years of hard work and schooling.
    never ever run away from a job.
     
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